Article Review of Islamic Mobilization: Social Movement Theory and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

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The social movement theory (SMT) has been used as an explanatory mechanism for understanding the rise and spread of the ideas and principles of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Egypt since 1930. The origin country Egypt which is the birthplace of MB had undergone a radical change politically, economically and socially. These changes made it possible for the rapid growth of conservative and religious groups such as MB. The organisational structure and the ideological evolution, and also the recruitment method of MB are analyzed in the following pages.


The Muslim Brotherhood; Social movement theory; Theories of political Islam; The model of political opportunity structure

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Munson, Z. (2005). Islamic Mobilization: Social movement theory and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. The Sociological Quarterly.



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